Copyright – “Protect your ideas/expressions”


  • Copyright is a right given by the law to creators of literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works and producers of cinematograph films and sound recordings. 
  • It is a bundle of rights including, inter alia, rights of reproduction, communication to the public, adaptation and translation of the work. 



  • Copyright ensures certain minimum safeguards of the rights of authors over their creations, thereby protecting and rewarding creativity.

Emirates Intellectual Property Services provides a complete range of copyright registration and protection services which will protect your creativity as well as its outcomes. Our IP consultants possess expertise in registering copyrights. We also actively pursue cases involving copyright infringement in our service area which includes UAE and the countries in GCC and Middle East. 

Our services include the following: 

  • Prosecution of copyright applications
  • Defending copyright cases
  • Initiating administrative complaints

What can be registered?

You can register any original creative work which has been recorded in an electronic format, including:

  • Fiction
  • Poetry
  • Non-fiction
  • Scripts
  • Music
  • Lyrics
  • Photographs
  • Drawings
  • Websites
  • Graphics
  • Computer programs
  • Any other recorded creative work...

What countries are covered?

Registering your work provides copyright protection in all nations which are signatories to the Berne Convention. 

 Copyright Flowchart